FULMAR, northern (Fulmarus glacialis), is a pelagic seabird common along the outer coast and in the QUEEN CHARLOTTE ISLANDS, especially in winter. It resembles a medium-sized GULL, but it is stockier and has a rounded yellow bill with tube-like nostrils and a distinctive stiff-winged way of flying. Its colour ranges from white to dusky grey. There are 3 distinct subspecies, all of which breed in the North. The one that visits BC comes from Siberia and Alaska; the other subspecies migrate into...

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